Lens: Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.

General Information

NameLUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.
SystemMicro Four Thirds
Model No.H-PS14042
Colorsblack, silver

Lens Data

Focal Length14 - 42 mm
Focal Length [35mm]28 - 84 mm
System Multiplier2 x
Maximum apertureF 3.5 - 5.6
Minimum apertureF 22
Weight95 g (3.4 oz.)
Diameter61 mm (2.4 in.)
Length26.8 mm (1.0 in.)
Filter size37 mm
Closest focussing distance0.2 (14 - 20mm) m
StabilisationPOWER O.I.S.
Angle Of View75° - 29°
Compatible camerasMicro Four Thirds


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Lens Construction

Elements and groups9 - 8
No. of diaphragm blades and type7 (Circular aperture diaphragm)

Detailed Lens Information

Focus methodexternal
Zoom methodexternal
Environmentally sealedNONE
3D lens supportNO
Power zoomYES
Power focusYES
AF actuatorStepping Motor
Flat Front elementYES
Fast FocussingYES
Video OptimizedYES
Zoom CreepNO

Incompatible Cameras

  • None



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